FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 23, 2019
MAXTEC RECEIVES PRESIDENTIAL AWARD FOR EXPORTS
SALT LAKE CITY, UT — Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross presented Maxtec with the President’s “E” Award for Exports at a ceremony in Washington, D.C.. In total, Secretary Ross honored 48 U.S. companies with the President’s “E” Award, the highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports.
“Maxtec has demonstrated a sustained commitment to export expansion. The “E” Awards Committee was very impressed with Maxtec’s presence in 118 markets with strong year-over-year growth in export sales. The company’s strategic work with logistics and sales channels to develop new export opportunities and sustain export sales was also particularly notable. Maxtec’s achievements have undoubtedly contributed to national export expansion efforts that support the U.S. economy and create American jobs,” said Secretary Ross in his congratulatory letter to the company announcing its selection as an award recipient.
Maxtec is a manufacturer of medical devices, specializing in products that monitor, deliver, and analyze medical gas that is delivered to patients needing oxygen. They are a leading provider of oxygen analysis and oxygen delivery products in hospital, homecare, and industrial markets. Maxtec is known worldwide for innovative, high-quality products aimed toward improving healthcare.
“Maxtec’s exports are a vital part of our overall business,” said Bruce Brierley, Maxtec, CEO. “We are continuing to focus on growing our international sales and we’re excited to get Maxtec’s great products in hospitals everywhere. The “E” Award is an indication of where we are headed and it’s a recognition that we are very proud of.”